Denver Nuggets sign point guard Reggie Jackson

Reggie Jackson averaged 10.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 52 games (38 starts) for the Clippers this season.

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets have signed free agent Reggie Jackson, general manager Calvin Booth announced today.

Jackson, 32, has appeared in 52 games (38 starts) for the Clippers this season, averaging 10.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists, shooting .350 from three-point range in 25.7 minutes per game. The 11-year NBA veteran appeared in 755 career games (504 starts) for the Thunder, Pistons and Clippers, averaging 12.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game in 25.6 minutes per game. game. Jackson averaged the second-highest points per game of his career in 2021-22 at 16.8, the sixth time in his career that he has averaged more than 14.0 points per game.

Jackson, 6-2, 208, was born in Italy at Aviano Air Force Base before moving to England, North Dakota, Georgia and Florida before moving to Colorado Springs when he was in sixth grade. Jackson attended Palmer High School from 2004 to 2008 and was named the Gatorade Colorado Boys Player of the Year as a senior in 2007-08. Jackson attended Boston College for three seasons, earning First Team All-ACC honors as a junior, averaging 18.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. He was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 24thth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.

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